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Emilia Terracciano

Emilia Terracciano is the TORCH/Ruskin AW Mellon Global South Fellow, Bowra Junior Research Fellow in the Humanities at Wadham College, and was previously a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Ruskin 2015-2018. Her expertise lies in global modernism and contemporary art, focusing on South Asia and its diasporas.

Emilia's research and teaching interests include: documentary art practices, film and new media; plant-human encounters, bio-piracy and botanical conflicts; laughter and science fiction. 

Her monograph Art and Emergency: Modernism in Twentieth-Century India was published by IB Tauris in 2017. Her writings have been published by Art Journal, Art BulletinMargFriezeModern Painters1000Words and The Burlington Magazine. Her essay on the biomorphic sculptures of Mrinalini Mukherjee will be included in the forthcoming MetBreuer catalogue Mrinalini Mukherjee

At the Ruskin, she teaches the History and Theory of Visual Culture, leading a course, alongside Malcolm Bull, on Photography and Globalisation.

See also Bowra Junior Research Fellow in the Humanities